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>> belcher pulled the trigger while his coach and general manager watched in disbelief. >> i'm dhchoosing not to answer any questions about what i saw. it wasn't a pretty site. >> southern california got pounding rain and downed trees and power lines. >> where is it all coming from? an evacuation order remains in effect in louisiana as authorities rush to secure 6 million pounds of gun powder. and 8-year-old girl bitten by a dolphin at seaworld and it's all caught on tape. an incident involving a magician, a tv host dropped flammable liquid on his head. >> all that -- >> the ball is loose! picked up by claiborne! the dallas cowboys turn it into a touchdown. >> that's going to secure a dallas victory. >> -- and all that matters. >> the stars were out in washington for the kennedy
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center honors. >> i partied with wolf blitzer last night. >> led zeppelin and tv's david letterman. >> you are an american treasure. like the grand canyon. chicago skyline. or the top two kardashians. welcome welcome to "cbs this morn on fing." on friday we told you republicans on capitol hill ed a whitehite house proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff a joke. this morning the man who made that offer is telling the other er e it's time to put up or shut up. >> and the speaker of the house says the president knows what republicans want but with just 29 days left, it's looking as though both sides are playing a game of political chicken. bill plante is at the white house. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. and good morning out west. that's right. 29 days until the fiscal cliff. the real deadline could be even
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closer. one of the negotiators tells cbs news that to actually get the deal done by the end of the year a plan needs to be in place by but at nd-december. ut at the moment, very few are optimistic about that. >> t >> there's no path to an ag agreement. thates not involve republicans acknowledging that rates have to go up for the wealthiest americans. geithneury secretary tim ompromisetalked tough on sunday. promising any compromise must n thede a tax rate increase on the wealthy. >> the only thing that stands in the way of an agreement that's wa ood for the american economy is that a group of republicans weade they're going to block e's increase in tax rates on wealthy americans. >> reporter: geithner says he's optimistic a deal is possible. even as a key negotiator tells bs news the deadline to reach 15tromise is december 15th. e foress needs time for the rocessative process to work.
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to the house and senate to pass presidentnd for the president to sign it by december 31st. >> right now i would say we're eportee. period. we're nowhere. >> reporter: calling the president's plan to avert the asking fiff a nonserious proposal. th ohe president is asking for $1.6 trillion worth of new revenue over ten years. twice as much as he's been asking for in public. excee stimulus spending in here wast exceeded the amount of new not ahat he was willing to consider. it was not a serious offer. > i think we're going over the cliff. it's pretty clear to me they've ode a political calculation. this offer doesn't remotely deal with entitlement reform and a way to save medicare and medicaid and social security from imminent bankruptcy. >> reporter: but the president clearly thinks that he's got the upper hand here. he ran on a proposal to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans, and he knows that polls show that most americans
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agree with that idea. >> bill, how do they get this done by december 15th? >> reporter: right. here's the thing. the president will continue to publicly campaign for a tax cut on people making less than $200,000 a year. but look, there are negotiations under way while all this is going on at the staff level. most of what we're hearing in public from both sides is just tough talk. the democrats i've talked to on he hill, and i've talked to a ofber of them, think there will be a solution. many republicans not as sure. >> bill plante, thank you. police say they don't yet know why kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher killed hi his girlfriend and then killed himself. we're at kansas city's arrowhead stadium where belcher's teammates played a game on the day after this murder suicide. manuel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. the chiefs' coach said it was teammates themselves who helped him decide to go ahead with eesterday's game. if for no other reason than to
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few their minds off the tragedy hor just a few hours. the kansas city chiefs beat the panthers panthers, 27-21, on sunday. tion -- ne, had they got that completion on the sidelines. >> reporter: but the win was no match for what their team had lost lost. a it's not easy. he was a friend, a brother. >> reporter: on saturday, police say 25-year-old linebacker jovan his er shot and killed kasandra perkins, his girlfriend and the mother of his 3-month-old 3-mo daughter at their home. he then drove to the chiefs' practice facility. o the parking lot he met and thanked the team's general in t manager and coach, romeo hennel, for all they had done. >> he's got black pistol to his he's i see at least four guys standing trying to negotiate leastim. shots fired. negotorter: in front of the him. he shot himself. >> it's tough when circumstance happen, you can't undo them. and so you have to rely on each riend, rely on your family, your
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friends, and rely on your faith. >> reporter: crennel decided to g ahead with sunday's game. 's re was a moment of silence encevictims of domestic violence, but no official tribute to belcher. outside, fans had mixed feelings about about how to honor the team's loss loss. >> i >> he did commit murder. it was a suicide ultimately. but with a murder, why would we eporter: frienrer? hiseporter: friends say belcher and his girlfriend separated ember b in november but got together again at thanksgiving. those who were close to the inebacker are stunned by the shooting. normer chiefs player anthony >> he field. upbeatwas a kid that was very positive and up beat about where he he was in his career. hat the opportunities that he as given. e was very humble. it's unfortunate now that the only thing we will remember him or is for the tragic event and >> reportethat he did make. >> reporter: belcher was a out pla he worked university of maine. as an ungradrafted free agent, torked hard enough to earn a
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him ing position in kansas city. his agent, joe linta, remembers teting him for the first time. >> you got a sense this was a kid raised the right understa citizen. >> reporter: linta struggles to understand what happened saturday. >> really even more than that is the numbness and the shock that you feel for someone that you know was incapable of something like this. in a way, it still hasn't sunk in yet, really. >> reporter: chiefs players plan to start a fund for the couple's daughter, zoey. thenow, she is under the care >> manuel boe. charlie and norah. >> thank you. of thes now, james brown, host of the nfl's today on cbs. >> good morning. hisat a time like this the ortionon is always why in a seagedy of this proportion. what do those closest to him say as they try to explain it to themselves and others? is thelement, i guess, is still manyeigning feeling by so many people. you've heard in manuel's report
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how he was a model citizen. charlie, one of the things i'm learning and working with this whole do mes you cmestic violen awareness and prevention issue seaay of the verizon foundation, oftentimes there's ome outernible reason why. i'me are some deep seeded eryitudes. sperly there'll be more to come out of this. i'm careful not to speculate as. the police have not talked about a motive as well. willat's an interesting point, j.b. discussi after this murder/suicide and what it means. the game on sunday, was there any talk at all that they would canc cancel it? >> norah, yes, there was. as a matter of fact, the league factthat up to the kansas city uiefs specifically and coach romeo crennel had his 16 cptains get together, take a poll of all the players, and unanimously they agreed to go forwawith it. that was their way of coping with the situation. wi lso ally commend the organization also for having a moment of silence for domestic for dome
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t happee victims. while, of course, it happened a v with a very prominent football issue and a very well respected ondrt, if you will, the issue is sle that is well beyond football and one that needs to be addr s andessed very seriously, norah. >> that and a 3-month-old who fathn't have a father or a mother. >> yeah. now growing up without either parent. otherovan belcher's mother right ild.has the custody of the child. you know, it's so sad because not not only are two young people dead but t ead, but the collateral damage is so much more extensive as well. tunityow, i've had an iew atunity to interview a vors andf domestic violence arvivors. ermsit's a very chilling story in terms of how a number of men me especially, men are impacted as well, too. deepverwhelmingly women, how there are some deep seeded attitudes planted in young childhood devaluing women and ot providing men with the lie andcoping mechanisms. charlie and norah, that is what needs needs to be addressed. ing aopefully i'm taking a small eole in this trying to engage a n thir of men in this process so can undcan understand that and
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thisa serious dent in this issue. >> you are absolutely right. that discussion needs to happen. j.b., as always, good to see you. thank you. andorah, charlie, thank you so cry much. starting to california is ttarting to dry out this morning after the last in a series of powerful storms. carter evans is in sonoma, california, north of san francisco. carter, good morning. >> reporter: some of the vineyards here in wine country were under water yesterday. but they're already drying out, leaving little, if any, damage to the grapevines behind me. but there was big concern because the predictions for this were nd much of northern lastornia were dire. s the last wave of the massive california storm moved east, colder temperatures near lake tahoe turned heavy rain into snow, saving the mountain town snow s of truckee from the predicted flooding. flooding. e he.ing. we were ready for worst case scenario. > reporter: they prepared for resworst as did residents ofoss northern california. nd with good reason days of
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andng wind and torrential rain uprooted trees, knocked out >> power and caused floods. atlost everything. >> reporter: residents at this mobile ramentohome park near sacramento wee start their week cleaning up from floodwater that forced es onto leave their homes on sunday. trailerst went from trailer to trailer to make sure everybody was out. >> reporter: in wine country, rivers raged. ragehe flood prone city of napa was spared. be mayor says that's because overspent $250 million over the r st 20 years to keep the nearby napa river out of city streets. er the water was coming very fast and furious. but the culvert system we've teated was able to take that extra water and get it safely through town. th reporter: most of the flooding was confined to finedultural areas like this ltural arunty vineyard owned by s muchrson. >> that was under as much as six waet of water. noteporter: but he's not worried. grateft, he's grateful. > this just recharges our water supply and makes it better for next year's potential growth. we don't have to irrigate the vines maybe as much as we'd have to irrigate in a year without any flooding. >> reporter: there are still
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about 15,000 customers without power this morning. the majority of them here in sonoma county. this area got more than two inches of rain in the last 24 hours and, norah and charlie, there is now more rain in the forecast for tomorrow. ary of stately as much as we saw ton week. >> thank you. ng about tary of state hillary clinton gave syria a warning asis morning at the use of s the al weapons. as margaret brenner reports, the eecretary raised the possibility of a larger role for the united >> rep states. >> reporter: during a stop here in prague, secretary of state issued a stern warning to bashar al assad not to use chemical weapons. ta she said the u.s. is planning to take action if there is credible evidence of a threat. she did not say whether there that woinformation that would suggest an attack is imminent. theire reiterated, chemical heapons are a red line for the ed statstates. >> i'm not going to telegraph in any specifics what we would do
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hatthe event of credible evidence that the assad regime hemicalorted to using chemical weapons against their own people. >> reporter: the international community has failed to peop intervene in the conflict that as killed nearly 38,000 syrians since the uprising began. e are ds this morning," margaret brennan, prague. in japan this morning at least nine people are dead after it's unclof a highway tunnel collapsed. it's unclear why those massive concrete slabs broke away from the tunnel walls on sunday. smoke an lucy craft reports smoke and wi dust are interfering with rescue operations at that tunnel about 0 mimles west of tokyo. >> reporter: surveillance grimas inside the tunnel relayed the grim conditions inside. eteestimated 270 concrete toning panels, weighing one ton hech, scattered across the road stface like match sticks. rescuk hours before rescue crews could venture into the
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scene of horror and devastation to reach the victims of three cars crushed beneath the wreckage and burned after the vehicles caught fire. i saw flames shooting out of one of the cars, says this firefighter. a few of the victims escape t the smoke filled tunnel. a suddenas aching, says this lurvivor. as of the sudden i realized half my car was gone. the unnel's owner, central nipon expressway, said the tunnel had passed inspection the a few months ago. but the company later said the cave-in may have been caused by loose bolts which had never been replaced since the tunnel was the tback in 1977. police say they may file collaps charges of negligence. y oftunnel collapse has triggered anxiety about the gafety of japan's tunnels. thousands of others are ageing and the cost of upgrading them all would be staggering. for cbs this morning, lucy craft in tokyo. take a look at this very scary moment caught on tape at asaworld. ngyear-old jillian thomas was feeding dolphins last month at
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the orlando theme park. lifted than out of fish she lifted the paper tray. heat's when a dolphin went after the tray, champing down on down on jillian's -- look at that -- hand. oh, my goodness. the dolphin let go after a few seconds. her father said he thought her she an was going to be pulled water.he water. witended up with three puncture wounds and a swollen hand. seaworld tells spectators not to aise the paper tray. seaworrents admit that jillian not a mistake but they say they were never warned of the danger. tey also claim that seaworld eriouslyake the incident seriously and in a statement, she was says jillian was quickly treated by medical onnel ael and that nothing is more important than the safety the safetyts. wow. she got quite a scare. somecky, probably. headlinlucky. nd the e to show you some of the "the washng's headlines from around the globe. orcording to "the washington post" officials in jordan think al qaeda in iraq is behind a
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plot to attack. plans for the attack include suicide bombings and machine gun attacks at shops and restaurants. says"the wall street journal" imes five states plan to atrease class time in schools they are by at least 300 hours. they are colorado, connecticut, massachusetts, new york and tennessee. it's unclear whether school days will be will be added to the calendar. educators say the goal is to make u.s. students more competitive. w > "the new york times" follows an on the homeless man in this photo we showed you last week. himhows a police officer giving him a pair
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all right, nora, finally catching a break if the stormy weather. from you heading out the door, it's a little chilly in spots. but still, we've lot of sunshine coming our way. and well, couple of clouds outside as we look live out there toward the pleasanton area. we are going to see a lot of sunshine this afternoon. the temperatures expected to be in the mid-60s in the warmest spots in toward san jose. about 64 in livermore and 64 in san francisco. breezy at the coast but should remain dry. next couple of days the rain returns tomorrow late in the day tomorrow. t onal weather report sponsored by bp.
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald h,everyone. 7:25 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. we'll get you caught up with some bay area headlines now. the wet windy weather finally taking a bit of a break. but the effects of several days of rain lingering in parts of the bay area. that includes this monster sinkhole. this is on mountain view drive
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in lafayette. not too far from downtown. it also ruptured water and sewer equipment which has to be repaired before workers can start rebuilding that street. it's going to take a while. >> the battle over thomas kinkade's estate continues today in a san jose courtroom. the case pits the artest's girlfriend against his wife. each claims the right to his paintings and other possessions. he died this is monte sereno home this past april. traffic and weather and some dry weather to talk about for a change coming up after the break. ,,
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good morning from the traffic center. let's head to 101 at northbound where we have reports of a truck fire blocking middle lanes north at lawrence expressway. the fire is out. again, you have some activity there in the two middle lanes seeing delays approaching the scene so give yourself some extra time. westbound 237 a little slow and go as well as you make the
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connector road. if you are working your way through there give yourself extra time as well as the altamont pass slow west bown. that's traffic. lawrence. >> finally the storm moved by. we are catching a much-needed break out the door this morning. it is a quiet monday morning just the way we like it after that stormy week. a few clouds still in the skies overlooking the san jose area. we are looking at temperatures in the 40s for most of the bay area, 39 the cool spot in napa right now. by the afternoon, highs running to the 60s. storms return late tuesday. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it!
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>> that division of ford is going back to its original name. as ben tracey reports it's unveiling a new luxury sedan with a lot of riding on it. >> reporter: the 2014 ford fiesta. -- the l.a. auto show is perfect to relaunch a brand that's been branded as boring. this is the new lincoln mkz, the company is hoping it will make it less m.i.a. how tough of a sales pitch it is for these american automakers? >> real tough. >> reporter: automotive analyst john mcelroy said bmw and audi owns the luxury division that ford is trying to compete in. >> lincoln's ownership is dying off. they had cars that were designed for older people. >> reporter: in 1990 lincoln sold 200,000 vehicles. that dropped to just about 85,000 last year. but ford is reportedly giving
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lincoln a billion dollars to get it back on the right road. >> more than just a car. it really has to be an entirely new presentation of the lincoln brand. it's the client experience. it's the treatment. it's how we go to market. it's how we present the vehicles. >> reporter: it's a reinvention buick and cadillac have been trying. unveiling new sporty models. sales for both brands are down while the industry overall is up 14%. they are trying remind us they used to be cool. they brought out this 1956 lincoln continental that belonged to elizabeth taylor painted to the color of her eyes. lincoln is trading on 90 years of history and loyalty, hoping drivers will once again think lincoln stands for luxury. for cbs "this morning," ben tracey, los angeles. >> ford ceo alan mulally along with jim farley. welcome. what i want to know what did you
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tell him, what was at risk here and what he had to do in order to take an old name and give it new life? >> well, clearly, neat to be here with jim because jim is known around the world for his experience on the luxury brands. to have jim lead the reinvention of lincoln is very exciting and, you know, all good companies have a tremendous luxury premium brand associated with them also. this is our chance to really bring -- >> a lot of money on the line. >> very important. as you can see from that new mkz we have a right product. >> what choices did you make, jim? >> we have to surprise people with the product. new mkz. a hybrid version, 45 miles per gallon. most fuel-efficient sedan in america. we have to innovate the experience. people expect to be treated differently especially after the great version. >> you talk about luxury is important. you mentioned fuel efficiency. where does that rate when people are buying cars that they look at fuel efficiency.
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>> fuel efficiency is the number one purchase reason in our industry. it's changed quite a bit. >> how do you make that car more fuel-efficient, a luxury car that is fuel-efficient. >> we have a great hybrid system at ford. something that alan and the team pushed the company on to be a leader in fuel economy. and although fuel economy is not the top reason to buy a luxury car it's a reason for people to notice lincoln. with 45 miles per gallon nobody does it better. >> it is tough today to compete in today's automobile world because of the fact you got a lot of very good names whether it's mercedes or lexus or american names as well. >> sure. it's such a competitive industry, especially in the luxury industry. but it's growing. and it's very important for our company not just here in the u.s. but internationally. the other thing that's important is there is room for a new brand like lincoln.
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after the great recession customers are really reconsidered how they buy a luxury car. they want a more discreet choice and they are underserved when it comes to experience. >> can i just talk for a moment about the fiscal cliff because you're one of the people who went in to see the president. give me the sense it. the president's mind because you have known him and you have been invited in. what do you tell him. what does he say? what makes you think this is doable? >> charlie, i was very encouraged in the last few meetings with the president because he really is looking for a comprehensive solution that deals with the revenue side and expense side. also clearly appreciates it will be a bipartisan solution. but the other thing that i really, really appreciate is the fact that he's looking through the lens of economic development. what do we do to keep improving the business environment so that the economy can accelerate. that's the most important thing. >> hat do you make of when you hear the speaker, john boehner over the weekend say we haven't
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made any progress at all. we're at a stalemate. does that worry you? >> well, i think it's clearly coming together on a joint solution and there's going to be a lot of gives and takes. but it will take everybody working together both on the revenue side and -- >> ceo of ford when you hear about the fiscal cliff and what it can do in terms of raising taxes on middle class families, even obviously wealthier individuals your concerned about sales? >> this is really an important question because, you know, clearly the actions that congress put in place to deal with the fiscal cliff is very important because if those actions actually took place then it clearly has a big impact on purchase decisions for all of us and clearly would slow down the economy. so we really do need to come together with a joint solution. >> alan mulally, jim farley, thank you. >> lincoln. >> yeah. all right. charlie -- >> very competitive business. >> nasa is an interesting story
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a nasa news briefing in a few hours. scientists reveal the first finding from a space probe that landed on mars. >> many pep are hoping to see evidence that there used to be life on mars. as john blackstone reports nasa is not trying to raise their expectations. >> reporter: since it touched down on the martian surface, curiosity has been sending a steady stream of high-definition images as it travels slowly across a crater. now it's on board laboratory is
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analyzing soil, searching in particular for carbon, an essential building block of life. but no, says lead scientist, they haven't found any yet. >> we don't have something that we believe is organic material that comes from mars. >> reporter: however a few words in an interview seemed to suggest that curiosity had found something big. >> this data is going to be one for the history books. >> the world got excited thinking maybe you discovered carbon. >> there's a big difference between data and discovery and what we were excited about was the fact we were getting great data. >> reporter: that data he says will take time to figure out. >> we got to learn to be patient. curiosity's middle name is patience. >> reporter: just like this inflated model of curiosity recover being punched full of hot air turns out expectations for a big announcement today may be overblown.
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for cbs "this morning," john blackstone, san francisco. >> now to director of the planetarium. help us what they may have here and why is it important? >> i don't have clarvoyance. it's not water. if it was something that crawled out from under a rock that would have shown up in the photographs. you would have said here's evidence for life. what we're looking for here is or began organic mo organic molecules. instead of searching for the full length of the stream's length you can look at the basin
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where it would have been deposited. any chance there was or beganics up the stream. >> what's the significance of organic mole kuls? >> some of them are found in life and if you find those ingredients that's a start. then you can find versions of those ingredients that have combined to make moles the cules. >> does it surprise you at all? >> mars has been tantalizing us for centuries and it's got polar ice caps, it's a 24-hour day. so we're thinking life anywhere in the universe, mars is it. >> here's the question, what might it be?
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beyond your fondest imagination? >> so, you know, they are pulling back on the original amazing announcement and i think complex organic molecules. >> nasa isn't the only one make being diskoifrs. it was reported recently you were able to find superman's home planet of crypton. >> can you point it out. i said sure. long time resident of metropolis, least i could do was help superman. i can give you a real star that would correspond at the right distance and right temperature and so we found a star. it's red. right distance and i handed it to d.c. comics and it's now official. >> here we have the comic right here. >> okay. >> very cool. i love that. which i think is great for getting people interested in space and all kinds of things. >> i have my vest on in that
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photo. >> all of this exploration, what are we looking for? are we looking for life in some form? is that what it's about? >> nasa has followed the edict, tracks of water wherever it might be in the solar system. life on earth requires water. wherever you find water likelihood you'll find life or at least
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well, there has been no shortage of water in the bay area lately but looks like we'll catch a break as the storm clouds part somewhat. still a few high clouds there in the distance and some patchy fog down below. but today, it is going to stay rain-free. temperatures outside, mainly in the 40s although a couple of 30s popping up in livermore and the napa area but as we head toward the afternoon, we'll see lots of 60s, some sunshine, and a couple of passing clouds. next couple of days, though, another storm rolls in. chance of rain late in the day on tuesday, rain into wednesday. stupid pet tricks are now officially one of america's cultural achievements. david letterman received a kennedy center honor so did dustin hoffman and led zeppelin. we'll take you there ahead on cbs "this morning." [ male announcer ] there's chicken
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during a high-speed chase around 4 a.m. on eastbound 580. other officers pulled it over in tracy. two officers in the car that flipped over had minor injuries. large sinkhole in lafayette and look at it. it's huge. it opened up yesterday afternoon on mountain view drive right outside of downtown and it does present health and safety issues there because the washout ruptured water and other services. crews redirected a sewer line temporarily while they make those repairs. traffic and weather and dry weather to talk about for a change coming up right after the break. ,,,,,,
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good morning from the traffic center. let's head to the bay bridge toll plaza where traffic is slow. we have stop and go conditions, metering lights are on, backed up to the maze. couple of other trouble spots along the peninsula. north 280 at 84. look out for an accident blocking lanes. traffic is slow approaching the scene. north 101 at cesar chavez a wreck blocking the left lane.
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traffic slow in both directions. dry roads. >> isn't that nice? yeah. finally catching a break with all the stormy weather. out the door a little chilly in spots. you can see fog there in the distance. but a little sunshine out there, as well. a much-needed break in the stormy weather. temperatures mainly in the 40s, even some low 50s now. by the afternoon, 60s and a mix of sun and clouds, but staying dry. that will change tomorrow. rain makes a return. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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♪ good morning. it is 8:00 a.m. welcome back to "cbs this morning." washington rolled out the red carpet at the kennedy center honors last night. we'll take you inside the big night featuring david letterman, dustin hoffman and led zeppelin. new hope in the battle
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against ovarian cancer. new research says a common drug may allow patients to live longer. but first here is a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00 a.m. >> right now i would say we're nowhere, period. we're nowhere. >> 29 days until the fis fiscal cliff, the real deadline could be closer. one negotiator tells cbs news a plan needs to be in place by mid december. police say they don't yet know why kansas city chiefs linebacker va john belcher killed his girlfriend and then killed himself. >> the coach said it was teammates who helped him decide to go ahead with yesterday's game. >> unanimously they agreed to go forth with it. that was their way of coping with the situation. northern california is starting the dry out this morning after the last in a series of powerful storms. >> we went from trailer to trailer to make sure everybody was out. 8-year-old jillian thomas was feeding dolphins last month and the dolphin went after the tray chomping down on jillian's
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hand. could there be life on mars? a big announcement expected later today from nasa has caused quite a curl. >> if that was something that krald out under a rock, that would have shown up on the photos. >> david letterman says he is not worthy. >> we're here to talk about what dave means to me as talk show host and as a woman. >> announcer: the "eye opener at 8:00" is brought to you by the aarp. i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell. gayle king is off. at least one person won't have to worry about budgeting for a while. that person is sharing a record powerball jackpot t. owner of that winning ticket sold in arizona has yet to come forward. some people say they're convinced the new mega millionaire lives there. chip reid is in upper marlboro, maryland. chip, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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the winning ticket worth about $294 million was not sold at this convenience store. witnesses say a man who appeared to be the owner of that ticket walked into that store and it was all caught on videotape. >> is this the moment when the mystery powerball winner realized he had hit jackpot. >> he was checking his ticket at the lottery machine and he started hollering he had a winning ticket. we walked up to the counter and asked me to verify. the numbers matched. >> reporter: a source tells "cbs this morning" the man in the video is an employee of the virginia department of transportation. the man also told people in the store he was retired military, lived in maryland but bought the winning ticket in arizona. >> he called his own family and after 30 seconds he came back and said, hey, man, i'm just here for gas. i forgot my gas. >> reporter: even though the man checked this ticket on this machine, it didn't alert maryland lottery officials who
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had good reason to be skeptical. remember the mcdonald's employee that falsely claimed she had won the mega millions lottery, a prize worth $660 million. >> have you told your kids, are they excited? >> they are excited. >> more than two million facebook users have shared this photo of a man holding the winning ticket, except it was faked. >> reporter: the other half of the powerball jackpot was claimed last week by a couple in missouri. as for this mystery ticket, we may not know for quite a while because they're not required to come forward for about six months. lottery officials recommend they spend some time talking to lawyers and accountants before they do. charlie and norah? >> a puzzling story. clearly he seemed genuinely to believe because he wanted other people to confirm. >> yeah. it looked like he got the confirmation from the store clerk. maybe he's getting his ducks in a row with a lawyer and taking advice that jack ford provided. >> exactly. turning to another story.
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for 35 years the kennedy center honors recognized the greatest influences through the arts. last night they paid tribute to a wide range of entertainers. >> the annual event celebrates five unique artists and their contribution to american life. >> i'm walking here! >> dustin hoffman won best actor for "rain man" and "cramer verses cramer." born in the ussr natalia makarova's bali and body control awed audiences after she defected to new york. ♪ >> the pioneer of the chicago blues sound buddy guy won six grammys and influenced generations of musicians.
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>> for david letterman, this is also unquestionably the single worst night of his life. that medal hanging around his neck, there's a 40% chance he'll hang himself with it. >> david letterman, his approach to late night reinvented the format. >> was he a brilliant, subtle, passive-aggressive parody of a talk show host or just some midwestern goon who was a little bit off? time has proven that there's really just no way of knowing. ♪ >> and some of today's biggest artists came out to honor led zeppelin's sounds, one of the most influential in music. >> nine mind-blowing records in a row. even beethoven would have krapd his pantaloons.
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♪ she's buying a stairway to heaven ♪ >> each of us can remember a moment when the people on this stage touched our lives, that unique power that makes the arts so important. >> ray romano offered the president an example of that unique power. >> you want to win the world series, do you quit? you're down one game to nothing. no. you keep going. do you quit when you're down 1-0 in debase? no, no. you keep going. you keep going. you become the president. >> we had the good fortune to be there. an extraordinary event to see so many people like that and see them celebrated in such an interesting way. >> a wonderful celebration of the arts. there you are, charlie. >> there you are, my dear. where did that
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>> the cheese cake factory is a favorite of many americans. we'll ask the founder and ceo
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how he built that chain and why it's so important to have something for everyone. that's next on "cbs this morning." that's next on cbs "this morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by aarp, fighting the keep medicare and social security strong for generations to come. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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♪ the cheesecake factory started as just one restaurant in beverly hills. now it's a chain with more than 170 locations. >> it's also being called a model for the health care system, providing services to millions of people at a reasonable cost. founder david overton is with us. you take something and watch it grow. what's the secret to cheesecake? >> well, i think, you know, it started as a family business. my mother got the recipe out of the newspaper, made it in her basement for 25 years. they went in and out of businesses. she sold her home, had $10,000 to her name. they were in their 50s, drove
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across country and started late one in 1972 in l.a. and people love the cheesecake. the principal used to stand on the corner to get the cheesecake on bake sale day. >> waiting in line from the beginning. >> i was too nervous to open for lunch in 1978. i wanted to open after lunch at 2:00 p.m. a line formed at 1:30. we opened the doors and were full in ten minutes. >> it's a brilliant concept. not only do you have to go there for dinner but you have to go for the cheesecake, so you end up everybody not only ordering an entree but also a dessert. >> we have over 250 items on the menu, truly something for everyone. >> how can you do that, offer so many items? >> i think if we weren't busy, we couldn't. i don't know what --
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>> you sound like yogi berra. >> i didn't know what i was doing. i had never worked in a restaurant. didn't know what i could or couldn't development when i opened it, i figured out how to do it. >> one of the things that will change in the new year is obama care or the affordable care act. how do you implement that at cheesecake factory and how will you pay for health care for all of your employees? >> that's a big question. we are working on that right now. we have been waiting to see what people will do, what's really happening and what the different requirements will be. however, we do cover everyone that works over 25 hours today. unlike a lot of businesses, we are already pay ag great deal in health care. we're not sure how much more it will be or how much less or what exactly. for us it won't be as bad for others, which it will be very costly. >> when you say very costly, it will be passed on to who, the customers? >> i believe most people will have to do that. >> how much do you think you will have to raise prices in
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order to pay for health care? >> as i say, we don't know what it is right now. we are hoping we won't have to raise prices. i'd love to answer that for you. maybe in a year i can. >> "the new yorker" magazine wrote an article saying you had a lot of things that you could teach from your experiences with health care. >> i think the doctor is looking at us as a model. he thinks we're the gold standard of the restaurant business, we do so many things right. we train, we innovate. we cut costs and we completely change the menu twice a year. he never had a bad meal. he says how can we cook 1,000 meals a day and get consistency? wouldn't that be a great model for the health care industry. he's taking us and not linking us as much as saying these guys know what they're dining, over the years they built a model that works, why can't we be more like them? >> are you worried about obama
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care, how you provide health care? >> not worried yet. when i hear the numbers, i might be. because we spend millions and millions today on health care, we don't know exactly how much more we'll pay. those businesses that don't cover their employees, they'll be in for a very expensive situation. >> you're expanding overseas. >> we are. it's the new exciting time for us. we've gone global. we've licensed our company -- our concept to el shia who is in 18 countries. >> in the middle east. >> in the middle east. we thought they were a nartr in that really knew what they were doing. we opened two, one in kuwait and one in dubai which are three hour waits for anything more than six. >> is it the same food? >> the only thing we change is we took out alcohol and pork, and we're using hall legal. our portions are the same size, our menu is the same and they love it. they absolutely love it. we have lines from the minute we
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open the door to the minute we close at midnight. it is really phenomenal. next year we'll be going to jetta and beirut and, believe it or not, cairo and istanbul and russia. >> for all of this, what's the one word that explains your success? >> i think it ooh's great food at a reasonable price. >> good product at a good price. >> anything america wants to eat can go on our menu. when obesity came up, we have 50 items on our skinny licious menu. >> i like that word. appreciate it. ovarian cancer is a life-threatening disease. this morning there's real hope. we'll discuss using a common drug for diabetes.
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i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. gr headlines >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everyone. it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego with your cbs 5 headlines. a local boy scout forced to leave his moraga troop because he is gay will be honored in sacramento this afternoon. 18-year-old ryan andresen will
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be recognize for his bravery by state assembly speaker john perez as the new legislative session opens today. the battle over thomas kinkade's estate is set to continue today in a san jose courtroom. the case pits the artist's girlfriend against his wife. each claims the right to kinkade's estate. kinkade died this is home in april. one north bay school is closed today because of damage from the storm. white hill middle school in fairfax cancelled class today as classrooms and offices are still flooded. crews are working to clean up the mess. school administrators are meeting today to discuss whether classes will resume tomorrow. stay with us, traffic and weather coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. we'll head to the nimitz freeway right now. we have reports of an accident southbound 880 at 16 sh treat blocking lanes. traffic slow, eased up past the accident but northbound you can see traffic is crawling north 880 through oakland. slow all the way towards the maze. elsewhere delays through the south bay 101, 280 through the peninsula la and south bay northbound 101 slow through san jose. metering lights are on. you're backed up almost to the maze. a little better some of the fastrak lanes. lawrence? >> a lot of sunshine with clouds but no rain for today. nice and dry out the door. right now a little cool in spots.
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but otherwise we are looking pretty good. you see patchy fog near the surface. looking toward mount diablo. high clouds overhead. the temperature is mainly in the 40s. by the avenue we are enjoying sunshine and passing clouds no rain mid-60s into san jose about 64 in san francisco, 61 and breezy in pacifica. we have another storm coming our way late tomorrow. chance of rain into wednesday, too. ,,,,,,,,
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♪ welcome back to cbs "this morning." in 2009 cuba's government arrest ad maryland man who was working for the state department. his wife is now trying harder than ever to get him out saying his life is in danger. >> as margaret brennan reports,
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judy gross is putting pressure on the u.s. government with a big money lawsuit. >> reporter: alan gross is a 63-year-old american who has spent the past three years in a cuban prison. he was jailed for taking part in a democracy building project funded by the u.s. state department. cuba considers it illegal. his wife judy has been fighting for his release ever since. >> it's this country that sent alan on this mission and alan is rotting in a jail cell, and i'm asking president obama to do something about it. >> reporter: in 2009 alan was working as a sub crony tractor for dai a company paid by the u.s. to distribute communications. he gave these to the jewish community so he could communicate with groups outside of cuba. to your knowledge he was delivering what exactly? >> cell phones and laptops and that's it. >> that's it? was he a spy? >> absolutely not.
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absolutely not. >> reporter: alan did not speak spanish and traveled alone. his wife says that he told his employer that the visits were getting risky. on his fifth trip the cuban government arrested him. later sentencing him to 15 years in prison for crimes against the state. the state department acknowledges that alan's work is illegal under cuban law. the u.s. program was created in 1996 to hasten the fall of the castro regime. roberta jacobson is the highest u.s. official to visit alan gross in jail. >> alan gross was not a spy. >> reporter: she believes cuba is using alan gross as leverage to change u.s. policy. >> if they believe mr. gross is a bargaining chip he's not. he's not in a policy sense. and he's not as a human being. >> reporter: recently the cuban government offered to trade alan gross for five convicted cuban spies. the u.s. refused to release them. in the meantime alan gross's
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health has suffered. since his arrest he's lost over 100 pounds and his family is under strain. >> i've lost 80% of salary. i'm working full time and then i come home and i have almost another full time job working on bringing alan home. >> reporter: judy is suing the u.s. government and dai for up to $60 million. she claims they did not properly train alan for risks of working in cuba. >> the government sent him there and i'm footing the bill to try to get him home. >> reporter: for now judy hopes by bringing attention to her husband's case she will for the cuban government to set him free. for cbs "this morning," margaret brennan, washington. senior correspondent john miller, welcome. >> good morning. >> why can't they get him out? what's the problem? >> this is complicated on so many levels. if he was a straight up spy, this would be much simpler.
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>> it would? >> it would be a spy trade. unfortunately, you know, what they are asking for is -- it's in the ballpark but a bet of a mix. the cuban five didn't come to steal u.s. secrets. what they did was come to infiltrate anti-castro groups in the miami area and feed that information back. one of the things that makes that murkier one of them allegedly supplied information about the freedom flights where they were dropping leaflets and two sees nsa were shot down and people killed. he's convicted of conspiracy to commit murder in that case pep lost on appeal. the idea of phones for freedom versus, you know, conspiracy to commit murder is a bit of an uneven thing. >> what leverage does the u.s. government have? >> not much. when you look at these cases and you can't talk about this case without talking about the case of robert levinson, the retired
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fbi agent who is being held in iran where, again, it's very difficult to figure out what is an equitable trade. >> there has been conversations about that. >> that's right. so, i think this case is one of those ones where the politics also intervene and that is if you are in miami and you see the anti-castro cuban community there and the political sway they have, it's going to be very hard to get government officials or elected officials behind this move. >> what prevents the government saying and he was spy we want to trade him for one of our legitimate spies. >> nothing except there is the tit for tat. we've seen it before. quickly there was a trade on a bridge. but most of the spies we arrest
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here in the united states we don't arrest. they are hereunder diplomatic cover. they have diplomatic immunity. we send them back home and say don't come back. their country pick an equal number of ours and do the same thing. when you have someone under non-official cover or a contractor to the state department through a congressionally funded program that cuba then passes a law against, so we're basically saying you're a contractor for the government. congress funds this. you go to cuba and break through he's hanging out there. it should be very uncomfortable for our government and to the extent it's not his life. >> john miller, thank you. up next a common diabetes drug offers hope for treating ovarian cancer. offers hope for treating ovarian cancer. we'l,,,,,,
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♪ "this morning" there's new hope for women with ovarian cancer. the american cancer society says more than 22,000 case will be diagnose this year but a new study in the journal cancer finds a common diabetes medication that may help. dr. elizabeth point certificate a gynecologist and cancer specialist. good morning, doctor. tell us about this study, what did it find in >> this study demonstrate ad very commonly prescribed drug metformin, one of the most commonly prescribed drug for diabetes can impact a woman's survival when she's been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. the study showed women who had ovarian cancer who took metformin for diabetes actually had a 20% better survival rate from the disease than women who did not take metformin. >> why is that? >> we don't know that yet. the study can begin to answer
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mechanicsistic questions. it doesn't show a cause but an association. when we have observational studies like this where we can identify associates then we can begin to look is there a cause and effect if women take metformin with ovarian cancer will they then have a better improved survival. >> do we think it may have a whole series of other applications for other cancers? >> absolutely. at a recent national conference on cancer research there were more than 20 studies looking at metformin with different cancers such as prostate cancer, colon cancer and breast cancer. it may have widespread implications. >> what does do it? >> metformin is a commonly prescribed diabetes drug. it helps with the production of glucose. it may have action on cancer
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cells. if we look at cancer cells, they are inhibited from growing. so this is actually a great demonstration of a drug which may have different effects in which it was originally used for. >> i mean it's fascinating. it starves or does something to that cancer cell so it doesn't multiply. >> these scientists will look at the mechanicsist actions. this is a great example of what we call drug repo signaturesing. taking a commonly prescribed drug which is widely available, if expensive and developing new applications for it. >> if someone is at home and watching and has ovarian cancer or someone in their family what
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would you say if they are hearing about that wow maybe that's a drug i can use. >> they should talking to their physician about it. what happens when we have these types of retrospective study where's we notice associates we begin to develop what we call prospective studies looking forward. one can imagine metformin may be combined with the common drugs we treat ovarian cancer with in the future with women are first diagnosed or may be used to suppress the cancer from reoccurring. you can imagine studies developed in which metformin can be used to prevent the cancer from coming back. stay tuned for more. >> great to see you. thank you so much. and when someone cuts in line ahead of you, a certain word may pop into your head. you can't say it here on tv but mo rocca will look at where the "a" word came from and why it's so popular.
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♪ there are two kinds of people, ones who curse and ones who don't. but there are also moments in life and people you meet that can't be described accurately using words like jerk or idiot, so mo rocca considers one alternative, a word starting with the letter "a." >> reporter: they cut us off on the highway. jump in front of us in line. talk really loudly on their cell
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phones. there's a word for these sorts of people. we just can't say it here. [ bleep ] >> it's a word that's formed in the mouths of g.i.s during world war 2 as reproach for officers that were arrogant. the first thread be described as an "a" word by his men and superiors was george patton. >> reporter: in hollywood "a" words make the "a" list. >> if you look at the list most fascinating people that barbara walters assemble, four to six of them deserve the "a" word label. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: then there's kanye west who famously interrupted taylor swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 mtv music awards.
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barbara walters called him fascinating a few years earlier >> he said my greatest pain i won't be able to see myself perform live. >> what should he or she ask themselves. >> whether you would be ashamed of yourself in the thought that you qualify. >> if you're fine with the label you're probably one. >> fine with the label and proud of it you're one. >> mo rocca is here. what are some shining examples of the "a" word. >> jeffrey uses the example on 9/11 after the attacks took place a rental car place in manhattan people are waiting patiently in line, someone barges in and says i'm a gold club member and everyone in the line is thinking that guy is an "a" word. >> exactly. women do not exhibit this quality as often as men i understand based on your study.
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>> well if what you're asking -- you were the absolute opposite of this topic. it's not a word applied to women. both authors think it implies less to them in general. the "b" word applies to women. for some reason we tend not to use that. >> people who do those kinds of things do it over and over. it's not a one time thing. >> it's chronic. there are people that just are "a" words. it's easy enough to say we all have it in us. >> how do you go from jerk to "a" word? >> it's a certain obtuseness and these people are sensitive about it. if you call them on their behavior, genuinely are offended when you tell them. >> they deny it or say i didn't know and i'm sorry. >> they rarely say i'm sorry.
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there are serial "a" words that laugh and go back. it is a serious topic. >> how best is it to deal with them? >> you can't deal directly with a chronic "a" word. you have to find ways to manage the situation and to avoid them. >> right. quickly, you were in "people" magazine, sexiest man alive. >> yes. >> look it here, "50 shades of grey." >> it's an honor but a responsibility. >> in what way. >> every day i wake up looking how to fulfill the promise. >> you keep come back with more hair. we have to move on. more beard. the hair is getting longer. >> it's for next year's edition. >> few words to describe the women who will be on the catwalk tomorrow night on victoria secret's fashion show.
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the annual event is much more than a showcase for the company's lingerie. ♪ >> reporter: it's fashion most watched night. >> it's most amazing fashion show on the planet. >> reporter: artists rivalling thegram injuries a diamond bra worth $2.5 million and usual lineup of legendary beauty. victoria secret angels at the secret of it all. it's all part of a huge fantasy driven performance featuring, you guessed it, lingerie. this year's victoria secret fashion show declassified the world's most desirable secret in six different stories on stage in primetime. >> it adds to the whole fantasy. >> reporter: that fantasy inspires teen platinum talent.
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>> like being in heaven. >> reporter: while stars like bruno mars and others will headline the real focus will be wrapped around the angels sliding across the stage. adrian, one of the most recognizable angels returns this year to audience's delight. the most exciting story is the rise of a model whose name will be on everyone's list. >> everybody says behati with a d but its behati. just say behati. >> reporter: in her sixth year this could be her break out year. >> i have three looks in the show. my favorite one was, i was a flower and my wings were petals. like poison ivy. >> reporter: before behati flutters her wings above the runway she will have a featured
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role on tonight's "hawaii 5-0." >> i never acted before so i was very nervous coming in and it's all guys. all guys. coming into that setting was a little bit nerve-racking but i had so much fun and i love hawaii. doing the victoria show every year is every girl's dream. it's such an honor to be doing it. it's so much fun. >> reporter: now in it's 17th year the victoria secret formula never gets old. for cbs "this morning," terrell brown, new york. cbs is porning. [ laughter ] >> you think? >> will you come back tomorrow? >> exhibit a. >> such an "a" word.
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>> "a" 0 for porn on morning tv. >> and primetime. >> you can see the 2012 victoria secret fashion show tomorrow night at 10:00, 9:00 central. >> gael will be back tomorrow from her trip overseas. mo rocca thank you very much. >> thank you. >> what an honor. >> it must have been the beard. >> that does you want for us. up next your local ,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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c-b-s five he >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everyone. 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your cbs 5 headlines. there's a large sinkhole in lafayette that opened up yesterday afternoon on mountain view drive and it presents some health and safety issues. that's because the washout
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ruptured water and sewage service. crews is redirected a sewer line temporarily while they make repairs. a highway patrol car flipped over in livermore during a chase that reached 90 miles an hour. it happened just before 4 a.m. on eastbound 580. other officers caught up to the car in tracy and then pulled it over. two officers in the car that overturned have minor injuries. a local boy scout forced to leave his moraga troop because he is gay will be honored in sacramento this afternoon. 18-year-old ryan andresen will be recognize for his bravery by state assembly speaker john perez, as the new legislative session opens today. here's lawrence with the forecast. >> all right, michelle. it's looking like a dry day around the bay area. finally catching a break in all the stormy weather outside right now. a few clouds, otherwise looking good overlooking san jose. and toward the afternoon, enjoying some sunshine and some nice weather. temperatures now mainly in the 40s as we head toward the afternoon, though, mid-60s into san jose about 64 san
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francisco, and 63 in concord. next couple of days, we do have another storm heading our way. in fact, by late tomorrow chance of rain developing in the north bay, rain expected overnight tuesday night into wednesday. dry weather on thursday and friday. we are going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. get ready for a feeling of clean like nothing else. extreme clean from aquafresh. it showers your whole mouth with rich micro-active foam. thousands of germ-killing bubbles seek out hard to reach places and help kill the sources of bad breath then rinse clean away leaving a cool tingling that just won't quit extreme clean from aquafresh. take the feeling of clean to the extreme.
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good morning from the traffic center. live look at the bay bridge
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toll plaza. looking a little better than earlier. metering lights are on, backed up to mid lot so not too bad. westbound 80 at university blocking lanes. westbound 4 reports of an accident before the caldecott tunnel. slow as you head through the area. you will see delays towards the maze. and elsewhere 880 both directions seeing delays, northbound sluggish as well especially through oakland. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com
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CBS This Morning
CBS December 3, 2012 7:00am-9:00am PST

News/Business. John Miller, Rebecca Jarvis, Jeff Glor. (2012) Cheesecake Factory CEO David Overton. New. (CC) (Stereo)

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